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Papa's Latkes jYeats is a really interest poet to explore primarily because his distinction in retrospect not at the time from other poets is largely in subject matter rather than style Overall he is a typical structural modernist and most of his poems didn t really feel uniue in their aesthetic or even in their poetic flare This was the biggest drag for me not that Yeats isn t an exceptional poet butust that after reading a lot of classic and contemporary poetry there isn t much about Yeats specifically that sets him apartHowever his subjects are compelling The most famous Irish poet Yeats talks extensively about Irish folklore and mythology implements classic tales and heroes without shying away from contemporary topics Yeats was a clearly pre confessional poet As much as I love confessional poetry it s sort of a breath of fresh air to hear a certain objectivity and disconnect from him an air of storytellingAll in all a good collection of good poetry Not my favorite but it all comes down to personal preference WB Yeats is incredible I have so many favorite poems Easter 1916 Now and in time so many favorite poems Easter 1916 Now and in time beWherever green is wornAre changed utterlyA terrible beauty is born Or An Airman Forsees his Death I know that I shall meet my

FateSomewhere Among The Clouds 
among the clouds Those that I fight I do not hateThose that I guard I do not love My country is Kiltartan CrossMy countrymen Klitartan s poorNo likely end could bring them lossOr leave them happier than before Or the chilling lines of The Second coming Things fall apart the center cannot hold Mere anarchy is loosed upon the worldThe blood dimmed tide is loosed and everywhereThe ceremony of innocence is drowned The best lack all conviction While The WorstAre Full Of Passionate IntensitySurely the worstAre full of passionate intensitySurely revelation is at hand Surely the second coming is at handAnd what rough beast its hour come round at lastSlouches towards Bethlehem to be born I came away from Yeats complete works with very few lines of his poetry stuck in my head I ve always held The Second Coming in high regard and I though there would be like it but not really The last poet with a full range of vocabulary and emotion These poems challenge and enthrall This is a beautiful edition The book as a physical object alone deserves five stars So much has been written about Yeats that it s often hard to get past the critical babble to the actual poems What this does beautifully is to make all the poems availableWhen I was at school Yeats was simply The Greatest Poet of the Twentieth century The swing against him as Ideological criticism became the dominant mode convicted his character of a wide variety of sinsaristocratic snobbish elitist right wing spirit mumbler dabbler in fascism As Seamus Heaney said in Stepping Stones Of course he and his work will be assailed but they are ready for. Revised and corrected this edition includes Yeats's own notes on his poetry complemented by exp. The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats #1E most remarkable bodies of work in the English language And Yes Probably Inspiring A Lot Of People To Make yes probably inspiring a lot of people to make choices in the defense of their Ireland disenchanted him The man speaking in his poems suffers but his poems don tIt s ust a matter of taste but one that doesn t have to be acuired through such a comprehensive collection If you re not an Anglo Irish nut like I am I suggest you opt for the Collected Poems edited by Richard Finneran I m reading this book in sections and writing reviews as I complete them Overall this edition is a wonderful collection of Yeats poetry with helpful notes and easy to read layout This book highlights Yeats mastery of the poetic form He is truly a craftsman weaving form and rhyme into his work without the metronomic drone or bludgeoning rhymes of lesser poets For sheer beauty of language and rhythm Yeats is difficult to surpass If not for Yeats spiritualistic interests I would have rated the book highly I simply don t find his mystical soul searching subjects very interesting Crossways In this earliest set of Yeat s poems circa 1889 the young poet shows some amazing talent Some poems show a lack of experience or searching for a style but several are very good particularly The Song of the Happy Shepherd The beautiful music of Yeats poetry is heard 0516The Tower The Tower contains some of Yeats best known poems including Sailing to Byzantium The Tower Meditations in the Time of Civil War and Among School Children Unsurprisingly these poems shine far brighter than the others 0111The Winding Stair and Other Poems Although this book lacks the famous poems in The Tower it is a worthy seuel continuing many of the same symbols sword tower etc The poems work together as one long thematic unity Words for Music Perhaps is an interesting collection Though not really intended to be put to music it contains several suitespoem seuences with a simple and direct elegance of songs 1011Parnell s Funeral and Other Poems This short collection of poems are all rather obscure in meaning and in impact They are especially loaded with Yeats uniue mythology If one is into those things this is an interesting collection If not it is a baffling mess Otherwise there also are some updated songs from his is an interesting collection If not it is a baffling mess Otherwise there also are some updated songs from his Meru is the best most accessible poem in the set 0516Narrative and Dramatic These poems are a bit uneven but the first book of The Wandering of Oisin is one of the best things I ve ever read The poem in rhymed accentual verse is beautiful and moving The story is dark and mysterious full of surprises in plot and language 0111 Anyone interested in the human condition needs to read this You witnes the progresion o f a sensitve ideal romantic youg man become gradually stripped of all h I loves me some Yeats Things fall apart the centre does not hold. S the most comprehensive edition of one of the world's most beloved poets available in paperbac. ,